Well, Daytona is now in the rear view mirror and the 4 champions of the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show set their sights on the AMD World Championships in Sturgis. The champs from the previous UBCBS stops made their way to Daytona with some awesome machines. While all the entrants were definitely top shelf these 4 rose above and move on to face-off against the best builders in the world. Congratulations and good luck to all. Here’s the champs:
Jeremy Cupp, LC Fabrications – “Old Black”, 1976 Sportster
Steve Broyles, Stevenson’s Cycle – “GL Special”, 2007 Stevenson’s Bobber
Steve Galvin, Wikked Steel – “Pipe Dreams”, 2012 Wikked Steel
Jeremy Cupp from LC Fabrications took the win with Old Black in FreeStyle at the US Championship of the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. The 1976 Harley-Davidson XL is built on a hillclimber chassis and sports two reversed heads, dual Amal carbs and custom open rocker valve train. Special features include jackshaft dual drive chains and dual rear drum brakes. Cupp founded LC Fabrications in an effort to keep his passion for motorcycles, machines, and anything with wheels alive. LC Fabrications specializes in custom parts for Sportsters and modern Triumphs and they have the ability to put nearly anything into metal.
Steven Iacona, Iacona Custom Cycles – “Challenger”, 1996 Harley-Davidson
Copper Mike Cole, Gravesend Cycles – “Coppa Choppa”, 1939 Harley-Davidson
Randall Medard, Pride Cycles – 2003 FLSTF
Steven Iacona of Iacona Custom Cycles took the Modified Harley Class at the 2012 United States Championship of the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. His bike, Challenger, has both Board Tracker and Cafe Racer influences. He won $4,000 dollars in price money and Harley-Davidson provided him a 120ci Screamin Eagle engine. Special features includes hand fabricated fuel tank, rear fender tail section with built in oil tank, exhaust pipes and tips, handle bars, rear peg sets, headlight number plate, seat suspension, taillight, battery box, steering damper mounts and motor mounts. Ignition coils are located near battery box along with all electrical connections. Brake and oil lines are hand formed stainless steel. The Sportster frame has been converted to a hardtail. Engine rebuilt using Buell heads and cylinders, dual 30mm Mikuni carburetors, stainless steel hardware and has been re-powdercoated.
Mark Webster, MW Performance – “Sweet Tracker“, 1973 TX650
GEO, Blacksmith Motoring Co. – “El Vaquero“, 1977 GL1000
Rick Schaffer – 1959 Harley-Davidson XLH
Mark Webster brought his custom built 1973 Yamaha TX 650 named Sweet Tracker and took 1st place in the Retro Mod class. This sano build has been lightened and chopped. Mark worked his magic on the engine with ported the heads, added stainless valves, R&D springs, cam and competition clutch. Additional features include Akont Wheels, quick change hub, Radian Swingarm and KYB piggyback shocks.
Michael Beland, A1 Cycles – “Janet“, 2012 A1 Cycles Street Racer
Steve Galvin, Wikked Steel – “Battlestar“, 2012 Customs
Mike Brown, Spitfire Motorcycles – “Supertracker“, 2010 Spitfire Tracker
Michael Beland of A1 Cycles took his turbo and nitrous 140ci pro street bike to the top of the Performance Custom class at the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show United States Nationals. Named Janet, it features a fully hand built frame, mono shock, Hayabusa stretched swingarm, hand built tail section and custom front end.
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